Greg Baum Pilgrims visiting Subiaco Oval for this weekend's preliminary will know, just by looking around them, not only that the seat of football power has shifted, but they are in a different football...
Greg Baum Adam Goodes has chosen to fade out of the game, without fanfare on the night and eschewing ceremony in the next fortnight of football celebrations.
Greg Baum Football fans are like religionists; they look for signs affirming them as the chosen.
Greg Baum What constitutes under-achievement, and for that matter, over-achievement?
Greg Baum Here is one of those stats that might drive a footy fan to drink: four former Carlton players kicked more goals this season than the entire current Blues list between them.
Greg Baum The big old ape on Richmond's back will not be budged. For the third year in a row, the Tigers bowed out in the first week of the AFL finals, this time at the hands of North Melbourne, themselves...
Greg Baum The Western Bulldogs and the Adelaide Crows both would have been pinching themselves to be there, given where the Bulldogs had come from and what the Crows had endured, and a sense of that wonder...
Greg Baum Viewed through a certain type of famously narrow lens, the next three weeks in Melbourne look pretty desolate.
Greg Baum Stealing and adapting the Charlie Hebdo catchcry, and at risk of being accused of sullying it, who are we all this month? Who are we, who we are not really, but
Greg Baum Once again, we enter that twilight zone where natural curiosity about the particulars of Buddy Franklin's issues conflicts with a widely understood imperative for the football world to keep its...
Greg Baum The football family won't be the same for a long time, but one family will never be the same again.
Greg Baum From club, players' association and AFL, the message was identical: our concern right now is only with the welfare of Harley Bennell.
Greg Baum According to one conspiracy theory circulating on Monday, the timing of Karmichael Hunt's revelations about the Gold Coast Suns' binges was a rugby league plot, meant to discredit the club on the...
Greg Baum The last Bulldogs-St Kilda clash, all of seven weeks ago, was famously a game of two halves. This, in contrast, was a game of four quarters, none asked, none given.
Greg Baum Bryce Gibbs is unlucky, but Robbie Gray is unluckier. Gibbs will miss two matches, but otherwise remain in good health.
Greg Baum When Jim Buckley was 22, the age his son, Dylan, is now, he'd won three Carlton premierships and a best-and-fairest award.
Greg Baum The most poignant image of the last week was of Chris Judd perching on a stretcher and waving to acknowledge the crowd's shocked applause as he left an AFL ground for what they suspected and he...
Greg Baum Live coverage as the Carlton and West Coast champion gets set to call time on his career.
Greg Baum Dual Brownlow medallist Chris Judd is expected to call time on his career on Tuesday morning after suffering a serious knee injury against the Crows on Saturday.
Greg Baum In his hotel room the night before the game, Charlie neglected to say his prayers.